Daily Archives: April 29, 2015

MAS takes civil penalty action against two for insider trading
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 4

Singapore, 29 April 2015 – The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has imposed civil penalties on Mr Lim Oon Cheng and his niece, Ms Lim Huey Yih, for contraventions under the Securities and Futures Act (SFA). Both Mr Lim and Ms Lim have admitted to committing insider Read More

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Decline in tiger parts trade in Singapore: ACRES
By Howard Lee Posted on by Howard Lee 11

There has been a “significant decline” in the sale of tiger parts in Singapore’s jewellery and antique shops, according to a two-month undercover investigation by animal welfare group ACRES. Conducted between March and April 2015, ACRES’s Animal Crime Investigation Unit found only 4 out Read More

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Easier access to simpler funds for retail investors
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 1

Singapore, 29 April 2015 – From today, retail investors can expect easier access to a wider range of investment funds, including exchange-traded funds (ETFs). This enhancement is part of the Monetary Authority of Singapore’s (MAS) broader effort to expand the range of simple, low-cost investment options available to Read More

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May Day Message for Ministry of Manpower
By The Online Citizen Posted on by The Online Citizen 1

By Masked Crusader I was hoping to move on from labour issues and blog about other things. I was starting to sound like a broken record even to myself. Then, something happened. Minister Lim Swee Say, parliament jester and Secretary-General of the National Read More

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The 4 “Insteads” in out-going labour chief Lim Swee Say’s May Day message
By theonlinecitizen Posted on by theonlinecitizen 14

In his May Day message, out-going secretary-general for the National Trade Union Congress Lim Swee Say outlined how Singapore’s economy and workforce has progressed in the past 50 years. Highlighting the “extraordinary determination of our Pioneer Generation leaders and workers”, Mr Lim, who Read More

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Indonesia – eight executed for drug offences, one spared
By theonlinecitizen Posted on by theonlinecitizen 33

Indonesia is believed to have executed eight drug traffickers and spared one today, according to international media reports. The Indonesian government has not confirmed the executions, usually done by firing squad, but Indonesian media has cited official unidentified sources. Those executed include two Australians Read More

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